OPERA


Reviews


Review: Ulysses' Homecoming (Saffron Hall and tour)
English Touring Opera has mounted a strongly cast account of Monteverdi's final opera.
Review: Billy Budd (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Opera North launches a rousing new production of Britten's seafaring opera
Review: Don Giovanni (Glyndebourne and tour)
Duncan Rock's indisposition clears the way for an unforgettable role jump-in
Review: The Nose (Royal Opera House)
Shostakovich's satirical comic opera reaches the Covent Garden stage for the first time
Review: The Pearl Fishers (London Coliseum)
A night of nonsense with some great tunes: ENO grants a second revival to Bizet's opera
Review: Madama Butterfly (Glyndebourne and tour)
Musical riches but theatrical poverty in Glyndebourne's staging of Puccini's tear-jerker
Review: The Merchant of Venice (Bristol Hippodrome and tour)
WNO tours the 'other' Tchaikowsky's previously unseen Shakespeare opera
Review: Don Giovanni (London Coliseum)
English National Opera's shortened season opens with a new Don Giovanni from Richard Jones
Review: Così fan tutte (Royal Opera House)
A fussy new production, lethargically conducted, is saved by its fine young cast
Review: Der Rosenkavalier (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Opera North opens its new season with a strong revival of David McVicar's production